With the end of the school year approaching, you may find you find yourself with extra funds in your classroom budget and everyone knows that if you don’t use them all it may send the message that you don’t really need it all. If you have been frugal all year to make sure your classroom has the necessities, this may be a great time to invest in some fun art supplies for your students. Consider these art and craft supplies that go beyond the traditional crayons and markers to stock your classroom.
Kids love feathers and they are versatile, too. You can use them in units about birds, but they don’t need to be used for practical projects. Feathers can be used in wide variety of art projects to bring texture and color to the project, used in jewelry making and used to adorn costumes for play centers or class plays. Classroom Direct’s assortment of feathers will fit the bill.
Classroom Collage Kit
This fun assortment of craft supplies is sure to appeal to the little ones in your classroom. It includes a little of everything from colored macaroni, beads, buttons, craft sticks and an assortment of craft papers.
Roylco colored decorative rice makes a wonderful addition to your art and craft supplies. It can be used to add texture to artwork by filling the desired area of the art with glue and sprinkling on this multi-colored rice. Consider colored rice for collages, group projects and other art projects.
Washable Glitter Tempera Paint
Arts and Crafts Drying Line
This drying line stretches to over 30 feet and comes with pre-attached clips for hanging and drying artwork. But you don’t need to use it just for drying – this line is also ideal for displaying student work.
Supplying your classroom with items that engage children and get them excited about learning is always a concern. Art time provides the opportunity to go a step further as you offer them an fun assortment of supplies designed with kids in mind.